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Nao robot climbs a staircase autonomously

07/24/2012, Our society seems to be making that shift to the world of robots more and more, but robots are still very much underdeveloped compared to us humans. How do you tell a robot to hold an egg with its fingers with a different amount of pressure compared to...

NAO robot charges itself with the NEST

09/20/2011, While most people can rest assured that a robot with no power is as useful as a pile of scrap metal, it looks like plans of trying to outwait a killer robot into powering down might not be possible in the future. The folks behind the NAO robot have come...

NAO robot avoids obstacles autonomously

05/16/2011, The NAO robot that we’ve seen in the past (having received a sexier body, in addition to playing nice with Kinect) is back in the limelight – thanks to researchers at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg’s Humanoid Robots Lab. The...

Nao robot offers Kinect control

03/07/2011, Those who have a penchant for the world of robotics will be pleased to know that the Nao robot (from the lovely French, where you can tell by its aesthetics) might be in its prototype stage, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t going to roll out in...

Nao robot receives a much sexier body

12/22/2010, Aldebaran Robotics’ latest version of their Nao robot made an impact at the Humanoids 2010 conference in Atlanta, where Nao’s body has been re-engineered to look a whole lot more attractive and robust. It features longer curved arms that just...

Nao interactive robot

12/07/2009, There is no better time than Nao to get a robot, eh? Pardon the pun, but the humanoid Nao that was paraded at the 2009 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2009) packs in a couple of cameras to help him see, where he boasts linguistic abilities of English...